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A salicylate drug derived from sulfasalazine, C7H7NO3, used primarily to treat inflammatory bowel disease.



(USAN), mesalazine (INN) n mesalamina, mesalazina (INN)
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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Mesalamine (5-aminosalicylic acid, 5-ASA) (Asacol, Canasa, Pentasa, Rowasa) is compatible with pregnancy.
recently received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market Canasa (mesalamine), a 5-ASA formulation in suppository form, for patients with mildly to moderately active ulcerative proctitis.
The news agency quoted Vitalino Canasa, state secretary in charge of the Portuguese prime minister's office, as saying Thursday there was "no need" for the mainland to station troops in Macao after reunification.
As Isaac Canasa thrust newly grown palay seedlings on a clean patch in his farm, three ducks with brown wings and violet streaks on the head wheezed past him.